Denis Savary, "Corinna", 2021. Impression sur papier sur mur, various dimensions. Courtesy Denis Savary

Jardin d'Hiver #1
Comment peut-on être (du village d’à côté) persan (martien)?

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A new platform for the region’s contemporary art scene: first edition of the inaugural Jardin d’Hiver biennial showcasing the work of invited artists. Under the direction of the art critic and freelance curator Jill Gasparina, this show makes the principle of collage its own.

Each edition of the biennial will be awarded to an external curator in an open competition, the aim being not only to support the region’s artists and raise their profile by displaying their work, but also to bring new perspectives to bear on the local art scene by welcoming external experts to MCBA.

Throughout the museum’s history, its dialogue with artists living and working in the canton has taken a range of approaches in terms of acquisitions and exhibitions. The latter have included both solo and group shows bringing together established and emerging artists. MCBA continues to promote the local contemporary art scene in a regular programme of events: Jardin d’Hiver builds on the earlier programmes Rencontre avec… (1972-1982), Regards sur le présent (1982-1990), Échanges d’espaces (1994-1995), Préludes and Perspectives romandes (1995-1999), as well as Accrochage [Vaud] (2003-2016).

Exhibition curator: Jill Gasparina
Scenography consultant: Olivier Vadrot

Featuring works by

Alfatih
Jérôme Wilfredo Baccaglio
Francis Baudevin
Giovanna Belossi
Christine Boumeester
Leonora Carrington
Françoise Chaillet
Circuit
Delphine Coindet
Collectif RATS
Ligia Dias
Raquel Dias
Lucas Erin
Mathis Gasser
Julien Gremaud
Rosanne Kapela
Daniela Keiser
Stéphane Kropf
Flora Mottini
Yoan Mudry
Guido Nussbaum
Véra Pagava
Urgent Paradise
Laurence Pittet
Gina Proenza
Denis Savary
Silicon Malley
Viktor Tibay
Anouk Tschanz
Caroline Tschumi
Tunnel Tunnel
Pierre Vadi